“The Mairie was floodlit and a brass band was playing dance music to thousands of dancing couples, and young people circling with hands joined. The adjoining streets were dense with crowds, and our own car was stopped twice, and released, by gendarmes. Then to a friendly evening at the Club France-Anglais; mainly conversation, aperitifs and a little dancing.”
In England, 239 churches are dedicated to St George. In Kent there are churches dedicated to St George at Gravesend, Weald, Ivychurch, Deal, Benenden, Ramsgate, Sevenoaks, Folkestone, and the RAF Chapel at Biggin Hill. They will probably all be flying the St George flag from the flagpole at the top of their tower or spire […]
Cuts to Kent bus services if they are subsidised or loss making services
Journey to the Moon is a children’s book by Ed Goodwin. Charlotte Lebon reviews the three enjoyable stories.
Behold… the shopping trolley
From those decades when world-wide supply chains
Delivered just-in-time to supermarket shelves
Glistening with plastic-wrapped food.
The Boundary Commission for England is in the second phase of public consultations right now, and until 4 April.
Margate was twinned with Yalta in 1945. Stalin and Churchill were in Yalta for a conference in the closing months of World War II. Stalin suggested Yalta should be twinned with Brighton. Churchill rejected Brighton but suggested Margate instead.
If the original inhabitants of Kent spoke brythonic, an ancestor of Welsh, why is it that their mother tongue became English?
Partygate: Kent Bylines has been collecting the memes on the theme which have been circulating on social media.
Charlotte Lebon breaks down history of the North-South split in England with a book review of ‘The Shortest History of England’ by James Hawes.